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Mautes offer to swap priest for parents

MARAWI CITY — A leader of Islamic State (IS)-inspired terrorists holed up in Marawi City is willing to release a Catholic priest that his group is holding captive in exchange for the freedom of his parents and relatives captured by the military, an Inquirer source said on Monday.

Posted: June 27th, 2017 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation | Read More »

Comelec to Congress: Decide on bills to postpone local polls

The Commission on Elections (Comelec) has urged lawmakers to act by next month on the proposal to postpone the barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections.

Posted: June 27th, 2017 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation | Read More »

AFP: ‘Shabu’ fuels Maute fighters

MARAWI CITY — “Shabu” is keeping the terrorists holed up in Marawi City tenacious despite their dwindling numbers, slowing the advance of government troops, the military said on Monday.

Posted: June 20th, 2017 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation | Read More »

Marawi plotters shown in video

It was an audacious plot sketched out in chilling detail with blue pens on the back of a paper calendar: Islamic militants in the Philippines, including one of the world’s most-wanted militant leaders, would take over a key central Mindanao city in their boldest attack to date.

Posted: June 7th, 2017 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation | Read More »

1,200 IS operatives in PH, says Indonesia

SINGAPORE—There are about 1,200 operatives of the Islamic State (IS) group in the Philippines, including foreigners of whom 40 are from Indonesia, the Indonesian defense minister told an international security forum on Sunday.

Posted: June 5th, 2017 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation | Read More »

OPINION

BUSINESS

SPORTS

Horn wants to do a Marquez

BRISBANE—Prominently posted in the center white wall of the gym where Jeff Horn trains are posters of Manny Pacquiao’s fight against Timothy Bradley, Floyd Mayweather Jr., Chris Algieri, Jessie Vargas and Brandon Rios.

Posted: June 27th, 2017 in Boxing,Headlines,Pacquiao Files | Read More »

JPV Marikina zooms to lead

A brace from Japanese midfielder Takashi Odawara propelled JPV Marikina to a 2-1 win over Global Cebu and the lead in the Philippines Football League at Rizal Memorial Stadium on Sunday night.

Posted: June 27th, 2017 in Football,Headlines | Read More »

Wangs thwarts Racal, off to best D-League start

Wangs Basketball is off to its finest PBA D-League start after pulling off a 93-84 victory over Racal Motors Monday in the 2017 Foundation Cup at Ynares Sports Arena in Pasig.

Posted: June 27th, 2017 in Basketball,Headlines,PBA | Read More »

Ahomiro gets green light

Former Ateneo stalwart Amy Ahomiro gets to play in the coming Premier Volleyball League Open Conference after all.

Posted: June 27th, 2017 in Headlines,Volleyball | Read More »

Smith or Myers? TNT has until noon to decide

A win behind in the PBA Commissioner’s Cup Finals, TNT KaTropa is working on the requirements of Mike Myers as the coaching staff decides by 12 noon on Tuesday whether or not to play a new import for Game 4 of the best-of-seven title series.

Posted: June 27th, 2017 in Basketball,Headlines,PBA | Read More »

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